Fasoranti’s Daughter, Funke Olakunrin, to Be Buried July 22

The daughter of the leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, late Mrs Olufunke Olakunri, who was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Benin -Ore road will be buried earth on Monday, July 22, 2019.

The family of the deceased disclosed in a statement detailing the funeral arrangements made available to journalists in Akure, on Thursday.

According to the funeral arrangements, the commendation/ night of tributes hold on Friday, July 19 at Harbour Point Wilmot road, Ahmadu Bello way, Victorian island, Lagos state by 5:00 p.m.

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The burial ceremony will hold at the Saint David’s Anglican Cathedral ljomu, Akure, by 11:00 a.m., while interment follows at the church cemetery.

iDONSABI reports that the late Olakunrin, born June 11, 1961, was killed by suspected gunmen who many have called Fulani herdsmen along Benin- Ore-Sagamu Expressway last Friday, July 12, at the age of 58, while travelling to Lagos.

This had elicited a lot of reactions, which prompted former President Olusegun Obasanjo to write another open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari lamenting the state of insecurity in the country,

She was survived by aged father, 94-year-old Chief Reuben Fasoranti, her husband, Mr Idowu Olakunrin, two daughters, Oyindamola and Oluwafeyisike, and grandchildren.


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